No boundaries ​By Assaf Diamond

No Boundaries

​​By Assaf Diamond (A2 Architects)


While Catering our most fundamental urge of living in a community, and as most commonly today, in the urban community, Plan B design- concept creates a fascinating typology of space, environmental friendly gesture, and most of all a quick construction project with low budget materials which directly affect cost. No other material can match wood’s unique combination of benefits, including strength, affordability, ease of use and environmental superiority.​

Design scheme

The suggested design scheme roots, are those who challenge the endless boundaries of wood construction. Creating curved and morphed elements reach beyond the traditional approach. and in our view, declare a notion that while using wood structure elements - there should be no boundaries which limit our design and planning pat​hs.

City Above the City architecture competition

Plan B : City Above the City architecture competition 

Metsä Wood challenged architects and students around the world to push the boundaries of modern wood building design in the urban environment. Entrants from 40 countries created their Plan B to urbanisation using wood (Kerto® LVL – laminated veneer lumber) as the main material. The task was to design a wooden extension to an existing urban building. The entries were designed to 69 cities worldwide.

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